Eat Voraciously with me for Pike Place Market on October 6 in Seattle


September 28, 2016 by Terumi

solar flowers at Seattle Center

Who wants to join me at the Voracious awards on October 6?  I have been given two VIP tickets to giveaway if …
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Not-serve-yourself-pastries and almost losing my kid in Edinburgh


September 28, 2016 by Terumi

Tea at the Edinburgh Castle with kids

First of all we did not have enough time in Edinburgh.  I’m almost certain that people LIVING in Edinburgh don’t …
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Random Acts of Kindness and good on a Monday


September 27, 2016 by Terumi

Good on a Monday post from An Emerald City Life

Yes, it’s dreary-o-clock somewhere this Monday morning and judging by my Facebook feed full of horrific random shootings in places …
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Back to Pike Place Market: a salmon sandwich to talk about at Market Grill


September 22, 2016 by Terumi

Eat like a local in pike place market in seattle

Who would have thought 52 weeks could take more than a year?  I’m SLOWLY eating my way through Pike Place …
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September 26th is Family Day


September 21, 2016 by Terumi

Hiking for Family Day

Nestled snuggly between “Hug a Vegetarian Day” (September 23rd) and “Biscotti Day”(September 29th) you really can find “Family Day” on September …
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Looking for easy meals on a Monday


September 20, 2016 by Terumi

Pike Placde Market flowers

How is it Monday again, already?  Did your weekend fly by in a blur?  With all the soccer games and …
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The World of Wedgwood, Free Roaming Monkeys and a lovely pottery town near London (Stoke-on-Trent)


September 15, 2016 by Terumi

Crossing the road at the Monkey forest

Take note of this name if you ever dream of England: Stoke-on-Trent.  This amazing area known as “The Potteries” is …
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When homework starts on a Monday


September 13, 2016 by Terumi

Back of Toyota Highlander all filled up

I forgot what a vortex the inside of a backpack can be late on a Sunday night.  You would think …
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Why Changi airport in Singapore is best for families


September 10, 2016 by Terumi

Sunflowers at singapore's Changi airport

Heaven forbid that any of us ever get stuck in an airport when we’re traveling with kids. Do you remember …
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When Tuesday is a little scary for a mom of twins on a Monday


September 6, 2016 by Terumi

Summer in Seattle at Moss Bay Boating

I slipped and called my duo ‘babies’ at a wedding the other night.  But my twins really aren’t that little anymore …
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The time I drove a Ferrari in Tacoma


September 3, 2016 by Terumi

Glass exhibit outside the Museum of glass in Tacoma

A few months ago, the family and I visited Tacoma for a weekend and had a fantastic time.  Although this …
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Because I didn’t want to miss out on a Monday


August 31, 2016 by Terumi

last weeks of summer in the PNW

Ignore the date.  Does anyone REALLY know what day it is in summer?  We’re in the final countdown to school …
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When you can’t get anything done because it’s still summer on a Monday


August 23, 2016 by Terumi

Franklin Falls hiking with kids near Seattle

Seriously, how on earth is anyone to get anything done when you play all day with two 8-year-old boys?  My …
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Back to School with Osh Kosh B’gosh and a Gift Card Giveaway


August 16, 2016 by Terumi

Osh Kosh Sign North Bend

This post is sponsored by Everywhere Agency on behalf of OshKosh B’gosh; however, all thoughts and opinions expressed are my …
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A Pinterest Playground I traveled thousands of miles to see that is no more (Hakone Open Air Museum, Japan)


August 12, 2016 by Terumi

Best playground for kids in Hakone japan

This past year has been a whirlwind of travel and the trips I’ve planned have been done in more of …
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When you just need to head out of town on a Monday


August 1, 2016 by Terumi

Summer days and daisies in the pacific northwest

Summer is for lazy days and getaways and someday soon we’ll be jetting off out of town on a last-minute …
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One foodie cafe in Hong Kong I’m not sure I should have brought the kids to and one in Tokyo that I’m really glad I did


July 28, 2016 by Terumi

Pom Pom Purin cafe with kids in tokyo

Family travel is always unpredictable and some of our favorite trip memories come from times when things don’t go as …
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Dinosaurs and All the Foods at Richmond Night Market


July 16, 2016 by Terumi

Rotato at the Richmond night market

When people ask me about what to see in my hometown Vancouver, BC the first thing I always think about …
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Build your Own Tomica Cars in Tokyo Japan


July 13, 2016 by Terumi

Tomica Shop in Tokyo

In another life, the only car I could have reliably named on the road was a Volkswagon Beetle but my …
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Meatless things I’m loving on a Monday


July 11, 2016 by Terumi

Snow lake hike with snacks

I hear a lot about “Meatless Monday” and we go practically meatless everyday in our house, so I was happy …
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